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2024 Complete Guide to Make a Private Story on Snapchat

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Megan Evans

Updated: Jan 24, 2022 05:21 pm

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Do you know how to make a private story on snapchat?

Snapchat is wonderful for sending photographs to a large number of people at once, but if you want to limit who sees your tale, you may create a private storey. Snapchat private story gives  you more control over who sees your content, and making them is simple.

Here's how to create a private Snapchat story on an Android phone, as well as what happens after you publish it.

What is a private story on snapchat?

 A private story allows you to share stories with only a few close buddies. When you share it with everyone on your contact list- it's not like any other storey. Snapchat allows users to share stories with a small group of people. You will be able to control who sees your tale this way.

How to Protect Kids on Snapchat Private Story?

If you are concerned about your kids watching snapchat private stories, you can protect them by installing KidsGuard Pro for Android in their smart devices.


KidsGuard Pro is an useful parental control app to protect children from sexual abuse. It supports Android and iOS devices. Next we introduce KidsGuard Pro for Android in detail including its features and installation steps.

If your target one is an iOS user. You can click the "View Demo" button to know more features about KidsGuard Pro for iOS.

Monitor Now View Demo

Let's learn the five best features of the KidsGuard Pro for Android below.

  • Track GPS location
  • KidsGuard pro helps track the GPS location of the smart devices installed in the target Android device. So as a parent, you will be informed about your kid's whereabouts with the use of the KidsGuard app.

  • Capture screenshots
  • KidsGuard allows you to take screenshots from the target device whenever you want to assure your kid's safety.

  • Record phone calls and text messages
  • As a parent, if you are concerned about your child activities, you can record the phone calls on your kid's smart devices for their own safety.

  • Set up Geofence
  • KidsGuard app allows you to set up a geofence on  your kid's smart devices so that you will receive alerts whenever your child leaves or enters the boundary of your home.

  • Access phone files from anywhere
  • KidsGuard app helps you access phone files such as messages, call logs, photos, video thumbnails, app activities, calendar, browsing history and contacts saved on your kid's smart device.

    How to install KidsGuard Pro?

    Step 1. Create an account 

    Press "Monitor Now" below and "Sign Up" to register account with your valid email address for KidsGuard Pro for Android.

    Monitor Now View Demo

    create an account

    Step 2. Install KidsGuard Pro for Android 

    Then the order management page will appear, you just need to click the "Setup Guide" and follow instructions to download KidsGuard Pro for Android.

    setup guide

    Step 3. Start Monitoring Kids by KidsGuard Pro for Android 

    After everything is working properly, you can monitor kids'phone activity and protect them on your online KidsGuard Pro Dashboard.

    monitor activity

    How to Create a Private Story on Snapchat?

    Have you ever doubted how do you make a private story on snapchat? Then you must follow these steps to create a private narrative.

    Step 1.Click your Profile page in the Snapchat app. From the Stories section, tap + Private Story.

    private story

    Step 2.Now choose which of your friends you'd want to share the private storey with.

    private storey with friend

    Step 3. After you've chosen your buddies, tap Create Story.

    creat story

    Step 4. You'll be asked to name the narrative now. Tap on Save after typing the name in the text box. .

    name story

    Step 5. In the Stories area, your Private Story will now appear as a separate tab.

    add to private story

    Step 6. In the Stories area, your Private Story will now appear as a separate tab.

    Step 7. To add content to your private narrative, tap on it.

    Then from the story, follow the below steps:

    Step 1. Launch the Snapchat camera, take a photo, and then tap the bottom right Send To button.

    send to button

    Step 2. You will see your current Private Group in the following window. The Story will be uploaded after you tap on it.

    click stroy

    Step 3. A new Private Story can also be created. On the top right corner of the screen, tap the +Private Story button.

    private story buttom

    Step 4. Choose which of your friends you want to be a part of the group.

    Step 5. Your Send To list will now include the group. Select it, and your Story will be added to the collection.

    How to Let Others Join your Private Story?

    Once you know how to create a private story on snapchat, you may want to know how to let others see your private story. If no one wants to join your private story on their own, you can change your Private Story list to allow them to join if they request it.

    Below are the steps to let others join your private story at ease.

    Step 1. To edit a Private Story from Stories, first, click the three-dot menu symbol next to the Private Story tab in Snapchat.

    join private story

    Step 2. From the menu, select the See viewer's option.

    see viewer option

    Step 3. Now, select the users that wish to be a part of your Private Story now.

    select user

    Step 4. Finally, press the Save button. Your friends can now join your private story.

    join save

    How to Customize My Story that Only You can See it ?

    You can customize "my story" to restrict the friends list by following the below steps.

    Step 1. Launch the Snapchat app on your iPhone or Android phone to create your first-ever private Snapchat story.

    customize private story

    Step 2. Tap your profile symbol in the top-left corner of the app and click "Private Story".

    new private story

    Step 3. New Private Story screen will appear. Select the friends who will be able to see your Story from this menu.

    Step 4.Then touch "Create Story" at the bottom of the screen. A new prompt to "Rename Story" will now show up.

    Step 5. In this prompt, provide a name for your Story in the text area. Then select "Save" Snapchat will return you to your profile page.

    Step 6. Now that your Private Story has been created, you may begin adding stuff to it.

    Step 7.To do so, go to your profile page's "My Stories" section and tap your newly created Private Story.

    /my story1

    Step 8.Snapchat will open the camera on your phone, allowing you to capture content for your Private Story.


    Q1. How to Know if Someone Hid Their Snapchat Story from You?

    There is no direct way to know it and you can only find out by looking at their phone or using a Snapchat account that hasn't been hidden or blocked. If you send them a private Snap and they respond or glance at it fast, but you never see their storey, you may have been blocked or hidden.

    Q2. Can you share a private story on snapchat?

    Yes, you can share a private story on Snapchat by adding snaps to a Snapchat Private Story. Only the friends you selected will be able to see your private Story whereas others don't know that you posted a Private Story. Your Private Stories will appear along your other common Stories.

    Q3. How do you put someone else's story on your story?

    While you cannot post someone else story on your story on Snapchat, you can share them.  Also, you can repost your story by swiping up from the camera screen to see all your saved Memories and repost a Snap or Story. To open the menu, tap on the Story or Snap you wish to repost, then hold your finger down on the screen. You may then choose to Send Snap to add it to your Story.


    Snapchat helps you connect with your friends by sending snaps, chats, videos. It also helps build a relationship with your friends and families. Moreover, Snapchat has some cool Snapchat filters to play with the camera.

    If you want to protect your kids on Snapcht, KidsGuard Pro for Android is a good option. It has so many features that fit you.


By Megan Evans

A certified content marketing specialist with great passion for Internet and online safety. She is bent on educating the audience about cyber safety tips and tricks.

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